A new light is shining on the bronze replica of David at Piazzale Michelangelo with the permanent installation that Firenze Smart, an in-house company of the Municipality of Florence, offered the city.
On the occasion of F-Light | Florence Light Festival promoted by the Municipality of Florence, some of the most important squares and monuments in Florence have been lit up until January, 9 2022. Beside temporary settings, Firenze Smart, an in-house company of the Municipality of Florence, enriched the city nightscape with the donation of three new permanent lighting installations involving the David monument in Piazzale Michelangelo, the bell tower of Badia, and the façade of the Basilica of Santa Maria Novella.
Located on the world renowned panoramic terrace in 1873, the monument of Piazzale Michelangelo is made up of the bronze replica of Michelangelo Buonarroti’s David, four bronze copies of the Allegories of the Medici Chapels in San Lorenzo and a marble base. This David’s statue is a copy of the most breathtaking masterpiece of Michelangelo, whose original in gleaming white marble can be found in the Accademia Gallery of Florence, and is universally recognized as one of the emblems of the Renaissance as well as of Florence and Italy.
David's bronze replica
Firenze Smart SILFIspa
Courtesy of Firenze Smart SILFIspa